WORKING FOR US

Welcome to the careers page for the Doncaster Culture & Leisure Trust.

Doncaster Culture and Leisure Trust is a charitable trust set up to manage and operate Doncaster Dome Leisure Complex. From April 2011, the Trust has expanded its operation to include 11 additional venues, now incorporating 9 former Council centres, Dearne Valley Leisure Centre and Rossington Community Sports Village.

With the Dome as its flagship venue, DCLT will be working towards delivering exceptional cultural, leisure and entertainment facilities to the people of Doncaster and the surrounding regions.

In order to deliver such a wide ranging programme of activities, DCLT requires a diverse staff force, covering many different roles and job functions.

If you are interested in applying for any of the vacancies on offer, download our Application Form or click 'Apply Now', below.

 



Assistant Catering Manager

Location
The Leopard
Salary
£18,842
Sector
Closing Date For Applications
10/10/2014

Short Description

Doncaster Culture and Leisure Trust (DCLT)is a registered charity delivering premier leisure and entertainment provision across fifteen venues in Doncaster, offering a diverse range of health, fitness, leisure and entertainment activities to encourage and achieve a healthier community.

Doncaster Conferences, Catering and Events; the Trading arm of DCLT is entering an exciting phase in its history as it expands into new business areas.

In August 2014, the company will reopen The Leopard, one of Doncaster’s most iconic pub and live venues.  The Leopard will reopen as a Pub, Kitchen and live venue and will have benefited from significant investment and refurbishment.  The venue includes a 200 standing flexible Live Performance space, Sports Bar, Lounge and Tap Room.
 
We are now looking for driven and enthusiastic people to join the General Manager and become an integral member of the team that will operate and ensure the success of this icon venue.


ASSISTANT CATERING MANAGERS – 2 posts

45 hours per week across seven days

Smart, fun, driven, passionate about service and standards?  If so we are also looking for you. As an Assistant Manager you will support the General Manager establish The Leopard as the destination for the discerning pub and gig ‘goer’ in Doncaster and beyond.
You will need to be able to demonstrate passion and energy to lead a team. 


Main responsibilities include:
• Assist the general manager to train, coach mentor and motivate team members
• In the general manager’s absence, attend area meetings and feedback any relevant information to the management team and team members
• Deal with team member performance issues and escalate where appropriate
• Take responsibility for own training
• Have knowledge and understanding of competitor activity & assist with implementing and driving promotions
• Understand the venue budget and manage expenditure accordingly
• Lead by example to ensure that the highest possible levels of customer service are delivered by the team at all times
If you feel you have the right skills and enthusiasm to lead and develop this aspect of Doncaster’s newest leisure and entertainment offering then please contact Human Resources on 01302 379165 or hr@dclt.co.uk for further information.

THE CLOSING DATE IS 5pm, FRIDAY 10th OCTOBER 2014
INTERVIEWS WILL TAKE PLACE ON FRIDAY 17th OCTOBER 2014

 

Maintenance Assistant - Building (Handy Person)

Location
Salary
£14,959
Sector
Closing Date For Applications
06/10/2014

Short Description

Doncaster Culture and Leisure Trust (DCLT) is a registered charity delivering premier leisure and cultural provision across Doncaster, offering a diverse range of health, fitness, leisure and entertainment activities.  To help maintain quality facilities, DCLT is currently looking to recruit the following position:


MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT BUILDING
(Handy Person)

SALARY £14,959
37.5 hours per week to include days, evenings and weekends

 
This is an exciting opportunity to join the team and carry out technical and practical duties across a number of sites within the Trust.


The successful candidate will have:

-Relevant industry qualifications and/or basic skills in plumbing, joinery, building, mechanical, electrical, networks and grounds maintenance work.
-Experience of a busy maintenance department with the ability to work on your own and use your initiative to deal with problems in a customer friendly manner.
-Knowledge of Planned Preventative Maintenance Programmes and dealing with contractors who would attend sites.
-Excellent knowledge of H&S as well as carrying our on the job RA’s for each task carried out.
-Strong communication, customer care and organisational skills including a good knowledge of IT software and excellent telephone manner.
-A full UK driving license (with no disqualifications) and access to a vehicle.

THE CLOSING DATE IS 5.00pm MONDAY 6th OCTOBER 2014

FOR AN APPLICATION FORM, JOB DESCRIPTION AND PERSON SPECIFICATION PLEASE CONTACT THE HR DEPARTMENT ON 01302 379165 OR HR@DCLT.CO.UK

Ticket Office Assistant

Location
Cast
Salary
£12,464
Sector
Closing Date For Applications
15/10/2014

Short Description

Cast is Doncaster’s new performance venue which opened in September 2013.  A place for performance, participation and conversation and to watch incredible shows, share creative ideas and be inspired.

Cast is a dynamic hub of creative cultural exchange, developed together with the artists and communities of Doncaster and linked with national and international partners.

The building includes a 620 seat theatre, a 138 seat studio space, drama and dance studios, rooms that can be used for meetings, teaching or rehearsals and a café bar.

Led by Director Kully Thiarai the venue is managed by DPV Ltd, a registered charity, which sits within Doncaster Culture and Leisure Trust (DCLT).  Cast is an NPO organisation of Arts Council England and is also regularly funded by Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to join the marketing and communications team that will help realise the potential of this significant new cultural offer.

TICKET OFFICE ASSISTANT

36 hours per week to include evenings and weekends

Maintaining the effective operation of the Cast Ticket Office.
Ensuring a high standard of customer service at all times.

The ideal candidate will have:
• Strong interpersonal skills with an emphasis on customer care
• Experience of handling and reconciling cash
• Excellent communication skills, in particular telephone and face to face
• IT knowledge
• Knowledge of the Arts and Entertainment Industry
• The ability to be adaptable, committed and enthusiastic
• Flexibility and be able to work as part of a team
• Excellent personal organisational skills

Doncaster Culture and Leisure Trust is an employer of choice and all contracted staff receives the following benefits:

28 days holiday
Standard Package Westfield Health Care
Free personal access to Leisure & Health Facilities

THE CLOSING DATE: 12 noon Wednesday 15th October 2014

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 22 October 2014

Further information and application packs can be viewed and downloaded at:
www.castindoncaster.com/jobs, www.dclt.co.uk/jobs
Alternatively, email kim@castindoncaster.com

THEATRE CATERING MANAGER

Location
CAST
Salary
SALARY up to £23,000 per annum
Sector
Closing Date For Applications
10/10/2014

Short Description

Cast is Doncaster’s new performance venue that opened in September 2013.  It is a dynamic hub of creative cultural exchange, developed together with the artists and communities of Doncaster and linked with national and international partners.

The building comprises a 620 seat theatre and a 138 seat studio space as well as meeting and conferencing facilities.  Our cafe bar is open from morning to night seven days a week and we also have a Circle Bar and secondary bottle bar on the premises for show times.

We’re looking for the perfect person to join our team of enthusiastic and dynamic staff.  The successful candidate will have a proven track record in hospitality, exceptional interpersonal and organisational skills and immaculate customer service standards.

THEATRE CATERING MANAGER
39 hours per week to include evenings and weekends

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in bars and/or events at team leader/manager level, preferably from with a theatre venue or visitor attraction.

They will also have:
• Exceptional people management skills
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Capability to lead, motivate and train staff
• Meticulous attention to detail
• Excellent communication skills
• An entrepreneurial sense of initiative

Day, evening and weekend working is a regular requirement of the role including Christmas and New Year.


Doncaster Culture and Leisure Trust is an employer of choice and all contracted staff receives the following benefits:

28 days holiday
Standard Package Westfield Health Care
Free personal access to Leisure & Health Facilities

THE CLOSING DATE: midday Friday 10 October 2014
Interviews will be held on Monday 20 October 2014

Further information and application packs can be viewed and downloaded at:
www.castindoncaster.com/jobs, www.dclt.co.uk/jobs
Alternatively, email kim@castindoncaster.com

Are you unemployed and looking to work in the Leisure Industry?

Location
DCLT
Salary
N/A
Sector
Training Opportunity
Closing Date For Applications
30/11/2014

Short Description

If you are unemployed, aged 19+ and claiming Job Seekers Allowance there is an exciting opportunity to obtain Nationally Recognised Qualifications and work experience with DCLT, free of charge. We have places for job seekers to gain their Pool Lifeguard, First Aid at Work and Defibrillator qualifications followed by a 2 to 3 week unpaid work placement to gain experience in the industry. If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity please speak to your advisor at the Job Centre or contact The DCLT Training Department on trainingdept@dclt.co.uk